Firemen Luxembourg – Awareness campaign #respekt112 for rescue services

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keywords: rescue services, fire brigades, corps grand ducal d’incedie et de secours, cgdis, awareness campaign, #respekt112. The members of the emergency services are more and more victims of acts of incivility and violence. What was only visible in neighboring countries is now becoming more widespread in Luxembourg, to the point that Interior Minister Dan Kersch has decided to launch a public awareness campaign about the good behavior in front of rescue services. The motto? « Respect those who help you ». The Rescue Services Administration reminds that « in 2018,…

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Firefighters Luxembourg – CIS Kehlen open doors for fifth anniversary

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keywords: fire brigade, fire and rescue center kehlen, pompjeeë gemeng kiehlen, open door, luxembourg. The Kehlen Fire and Rescue Center (CIS) is opening its doors this Sunday 27th May on the occasion of its fifth anniversary from 10:00 to 18:00. In the program of this day: – demonstrations by firefighters – demonstrations by first responder – demonstrations by young firefighters – visit of the barracks – vehicle exhibition – possibility to eat on site (barbecue) Address:Centre d’Incendie et de Secours Kehlen, 59 rue d’Olm, L-8281 Kehlen. Photo: CIS Kehlen. Share…

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Firefighters Luxembourg – Dan Kersch thanks emergency services

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keywords: volunteer firefighters and professionals, emergency services, cgdis, luxembourg. Interior Minister Dan Kersch immediately thanked firefighters and the Rescue Services Administration after the severe thunderstorms of Sunday 29 April evening and night, when wind, rain and hail fell on the south and the center of the Grand-Duchy. This Sunday evening and night firefighters of Luxembourg have intervened more than 200 times following calls from the population. The minister mentioned in particular the commitment of the volunteers: « The volunteers constitute an essential link in the emergency services and will remain…

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Luxembourg Rescue – What to do if you find a wild animal wounded

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keywords: animal welfare, wëlldéier drop-off, emergency services, luxembourg. A network of 4 “Wëlldéier drop-off” which will serve as temporary accommodation for wild animals in distress will be activated from 1 May 2018. These four structures built in containers will be open 24 hours a day and will allow the taking into wounded or young wild animals. Since the Ministries of the Interior and the Environment wish the wild animal welfare to be supported by the emergency services, these facilities are therefore located near Fire and Rescue Center (CIS). Spread across the country,…

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Rescue services Luxembourg – New visual identity for CGDIS

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keywords: emergency services, grand-ducal fire and rescue corps, reorganisation, new visual identity. It’s official since Monday, the Luxembourg rescue services now have a new visual identity (image). This new visual identity is unveiled following the unanimous adoption by the Parliament of the draft law on the organisation of civil security and the creation of a Grand-Ducal Fire and Rescue Corps (CGDIS). Expected for a long time, this reorganisation of the emergency services aims at greater efficiency as well in term of management of the vehicles as in term of management of…

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SECURITY LUXEMBOURG – SMOKE DETECTORS MANDATORY SOON

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keywords: smoke detectors, fire prevention, apartment buildings, luxembourg. A bill is coming to make smoke detectors mandatory in apartment buildings in Luxembourg. Already mandatory in other European countries such as France, smoke detectors play an important role in fire prevention. As a first step, a national information and awareness campaign to promote the usefulness of smoke detectors will start shortly without waiting for the legal obligation. “By way of awareness and pending the implementation of the legal obligation, a smoke detector will be made available free of charge to each…

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SECURITY LUXEMBOURG – A GOVERNMENT ALERT APP SOON

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Key words: alert to the population, gouvalert.lu geolocation of calls to 112, rescue, luxembourg. Save time and reliability in locating callers at the Emergency Center (112) and in the other way enable the authorities to warn the population in case of a major crisis, this is the mission of the application for smartphones GouvAlert.lu currently being developed under the leadership of the Luxembourg Government and the State Center for Information Technology (CTIE). Using the geolocation services of the smartphone (GPS and/or WiFi) this app will make it possible to determine…

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SECURITY JOBS – POLICE ARMY FIRE/RESCUE ARE HIRING

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keywords: security jobs luxembourg, recruitment, lëtzebuerger arméi, police lëtzebuerg, pompjeeën. Long regarded as a small sleepy country, the Grand Duchy wakes up in recent years under the current government impulse through significant increases in budgets allocated to Public Security. Thus major campaigns for the modernization of equipment and rejuvenation of the staff are launched for the Army, the Police, the Fire/Rescue services. These three entities were present at the 2017 Student Fair at LuxExpo and their booths were continuously packed, highlighting the new interest of the youngest for military, police…

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PRIVATE SECURITY – PERIPHERAL PERIMETRIC COMPARTMENTED

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keywords: peripheral, perimetric, compartmented, security, fire safety, intrusion, video surveillance, security guards, security agents. Securing a place has always been a challenge. It is indeed easier to attack than to defend; The attacker knows when he will attack, how he will attack and with what, he has all the information. While the defense has none, it does not know when, where, nor how. It must therefore be ready for any type of attack and above all must be permanently ready, vigilance must be constant which is not in human nature….

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FIREFIGHTERS LUXEMBOURG – CIS TANDEL GETS ONE VEHICLE

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keywords: firefighters firemen luxembourg, cis tandel, pump water tank LF 20, luxembourg. It was in the presence of the Minister of the Interior Dan Kersch that the Fire and Rescue Center (CIS) of the municipality of Tandel officially put into operation a new vehicle on Friday 15 September. It is a pump water tank truck (LF20) to the latest standards to intervene on fires under the best conditions. This commissioning takes place a few days after the receipt of 5 new vehicles by the Schengen CIS, the fire and rescue…

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FIREFIGHTERS LUXEMBOURG – CIS SCHENGEN GETS 5 VEHICLES

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keywords: fire and rescue center, schengen, firemen, firefighters, cgdis, luxembourg. Without waiting for the full installation of the Grand-Ducal Fire and Rescue Corps (CGDIS) scheduled soon, the country’s rescue services are reorganising in order to increase efficiency. This is the case for the three volunteer fire brigades of Schengen, Burmerange and Wellenstein as well as the Schengen Civil Protection which have gathered to allow the pooling of equipment and the presence of a permanent guard. The fire and rescue center of Schengen municipality has received five new intervention vehicles: –…

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LUXEMBOURG – FIRE IN BELVAUX – CR178 ROAD CLOSED

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keywords: fire, cr178, closed lanes, road closed, firemen, grand ducal police, luxembourg. On Tuesday afternoon a major barn fire started for unknown reasons so far in Belvaux (rue de France). Traffic between Belvaux and Rédange in both directions is interrupted. Firefighters are in action. Drivers are advised to avoid this area or take the direction of Micheville (F). update 26 July 07:45 am: CR178 road reopened, traffic resumes both ways. Share this page with:

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LUXEMBOURG – FIREFIGHTERS HIRING AND NEW AMBULANCES

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keywords: cgdis, ambulances, firemen, luxembourg. In the context of the reform of the rescue services leading to the creation of the Grand-Ducal Fire and Rescue Corps (CGDIS) in 2018, Interior Minister Dan Kersch and the Administration of Rescue Services confirmed yesterday 29 June 2017 that the Fire and Ambulance Service of the City of Luxembourg and the Administration of the Rescue Services decided to acquire twelve new-generation ambulances. Moreover, after the recruitment of 22 new staff members during the last months within the Administration of the Rescue Services, 50 additional…

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WEATHER LUXEMBOURG – HIGH TEMPERATURE ALL THE WEEK

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keywords: weather, temperature, drought, firefighters, luxembourg. It is a week of high temperature that will know Luxembourg from tomorrow Sunday on. MeteoLux forecasts up to 29°C tomorrow and a gradual rise until reaching 33°C on Tuesday before temperature coming down slightly for the rest of the week. While drought threatens Luxembourg after a rain deficit this winter and spring (April 2017 holds the record of lower rainfall according to MeteoLux) and that the Ministry of Sustainable Development issued in late May a call to save water, it is not the…

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CATTENOM – AN HELICOPTER OVERFLYING NUCLEAR PLANT

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The EDF operator of the Cattenom Nuclear Power Plant reports this afternoon an helicopter overflying the Nuclear Plant as part of an exercise. This morning the detection of a smoke had triggered the intervention of firemen. The Cattenom Power Plant is located just 9 kms away from the Luxembourg border. Share this page with

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CATTENOM – FIREFIGHTERS INTERVENTION AFTER SMOKE ALERT

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keywords: cattenom, nuclear power station, firemen, france. EDF, which operates the Cattenom Nuclear Power Plant, communicates this morning on the intervention of French firefighters and the absence of any risk on the safety of the installation: “On Thursday, June 1, 2017, at 9:00 am, a fire alarm was detected in the Nuclear Auxiliary building of production unit No. 2, currently in operation. EDF teams immediately went to the site to carry out the first gestures And confirmed the release of smoke, the firefighters were called in accordance with our procedures….

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HEAT&DROUGHT – LUXEMBOURG FIREFIGHTERS ON ALL FRONTS

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keywords: weather alert, heat, drought, fire start, firemen, luxembourg. The fire brigades of the Grand Duchy are on all fronts. After a remarkable presence all along the course of Night Marathon Luxembourg last night, it is today facing the heat and its consequences that the Firefighters of Luxembourg are mobilized. With the weather alert warning temperatures over 30 degrees, the Volunteer Firefighters of Luxembourg City remind the instructions to be kept in case of heat. Extreme heat associated with the lack of rain this spring make the vegetation very sensitive, a incipient fire was reported…

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LUXEMBOURG – WILL FIREFIGHTERS HAVE THEIR MUSEUM ?

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keywords: firemen, rescue, civil security, museum, luxembourg. The Grand Duchy Fire Department does not have a museum so far. But it seems that the government is preparing the creation of a firefighters museum in Luxembourg. To be sure, the national representation asks the question to the Minister of the Interior Dan Kersch with a parliamentary question on Tuesday 16 May. MP Max Hahn (DP) reminds that firefighters store old vehicles and various objects related to their activity in halls in Leudelange and Colmar-Berg. The MP asks the Minister: “Does the Minister consider the construction of a…

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LUXEMBOURG – NEW ORGANISATION FOR RESCUE SERVICES

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keywords: firemen, rescue, samu, cgdis, luxembourg. The reorganization of the rescue and fire fighting forces of the Grand Duchy took a turn today. On Tuesday, 24 April 2017, the Deputies (MP) adopted a set of 110 amendments proposing the creation of a public structure organizing the rescue services in Luxembourg, the Grand-Ducal Fire and Rescue Corps (CGDIS), which will now organize work (with professionals and volunteers), in principle from 1 January 2018. The number of professional firefighters is estimated by Minister of the Interior Dan Kersch between 600 and 800,…

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ETTELBRUCK – PUBLIC SECURITY DAY – A SUCCESS

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keywords: security, police, customs, firemen, army, ettelbruck, luxembourg. Today, the Security Profession Day in Ettelbrück is a great success. Even if the weather is not that good, it is in number that the onlookers are gathered in front of the materials and men. Since 10:00 this morning the pedestrian center of Ettelbrück is taken by the Public Security forces which expose material and men. In number are the representatives of the Luxembourg Army with heavy material and young soldiers who are available for questions. A camouflage workshop brings out the youngest faces…

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LUXEMBOURG – PUBLIC SECURITY RECRUITMENT DAY

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keywords: army, customs, police, firefighters, recruitment, ettelbrück, luxembourg. Ettelbrück city organizes a special day named “Your security – Our job”, a presentation day of the Public Security professions this Saturday, April 22, 2017. In the heart of the pedestrian center, men and equipment will be presented from 10:00 to 18:00. Whether you are planning a career in the Police, Army, Customs, Firefighters, or to make the little ones dream, this day is not to be missed. Share this page with:

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COMMUTERS – TRAFFIC BETWEEN METZ AND NANCY INTERRUPTED

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keywords: sncf, ter lorraine, fire, metz, nancy, luxembourg. 18h00 TER Lorraine traffic between Metz and Nancy is interrupted following a fire that occurred in the commune of Novéant-sur-Moselle. Firemen are at work. According to unconfirmed information at this time, a freight train would have rolled the brake engaged which would have resulted in a fire over around 15 km. 18:15 40 minutes delays in both directions between Metz and Nancy are announced. 18:25 The SNCF confirms an embankment fire. 18:40 Some trains are canceled in both ways. 19:00 Some customers are stuck…

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LUXEMBOURG – AUCHAN KIRCHBERG AND UTOPOLIS EVACUATED

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keywords: luxembourg, alert, bomb squad. In a terrorist sequence throughout Europe, it is today Luxembourg that is on focus. At 18:30 on Thursday the staff of the Auchan shopping center in Kirchberg and Utopolis ask their customers to evacuate the buildings as a result of an alarm. Firefighters are present on site, smoke is a strong burning smell according to some witnesses. Evacuations are made in a calm atmosphere. A telephone call was received at the Utopolis cinema in the late afternoon, triggering an immediate alert. The security forces of the…

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